wish list - Upcycled furniture
Written by Oryx
S.O.S de barrio Seat
Gruba created the S.O.S de barrio seat using reclaimed wood from salvaged blinds from Buenos Aires. Each product has unique characteristics depending on the reclaimed roller blind.
Boris Bally transforms recycled street signs, and a wide variety of found materials into fun, contemporary furniture. The BroadWay Armchair is made with re-used traffic signs, corks, and steel hardware.
Typewriter Lamp – Seville 4000
This white Seville 4000 vintage typewriter has been transformed into a trendy desk lamp by Katie Thompson of Recreate.
Designed by Skate Study House, the Astro Clock is created with a dozen skateboard wheels and bearings. Available in maple or colour, with an optional branded deck.
All the King’s Men
Made of welded JFK half-dollars and stainless steel, the shiny, sculptural ‘All the King’s Men’ piece is an edition of only 10.
Vintage Archive sells antique, modern and upcycled furniture, and objets d’art. This alphabet chest of drawershas been upcycled from solid teak with 26 pull-out drawers, with a beautifully aged paint finish.
These surprisingly comfortable seats from vintage and repurposed specialists Vintage Archive have a wax finish and a warm golden patina. Rows of 2, 4, and 6 are also available.
Albatross Float Tank Couch
Rescued from the aircraft boneyard, this couch started life as a Grumman Albatross’ flotation device in the 50s. Weeks of sanding, polishing, and stitched red upholstery complete this rare piece.
Suitcase Chair Revrobe Cameo Blue
A blue Revrobe suitcase, recreated into a small chair, upholstered in South African locally designed and printed fabric with an African-inspired indigo cameo, and timber turned legs.
A new creation from Gruba based on sustainable design, this stool is made of engineered wood, joined together without glue, and has an innovative seat base of reused tennis balls.